Netherlands

  • Survey shows the UAE is most open to connected tech, followed by Netherlands, China
  • The backs of famous paintings contain stories almost as rich as what’s on the front
  • Make your home in 3D
    Apr 30, 2013 By Sona Nambiar | Special to GN Focus
    Amsterdam-based DUS Architects pioneered one of the hottest construction trends in recent times
  • Reclaiming lost ground
    Apr 30, 2013 By Arno Maierbrugger | Special to GN Focus
    Dutch companies in the UAE have a long tradition of being involved with some of Dubai’s mammoth projects. The trend doesn’t show any signs of slowing down
  • A firm grip on business
    Apr 30, 2013 By Thomas Billinghurst | Features Writer
    The UAE is the Netherlands’ largest export partner in the GCC, and trade between the two nations grows steadily
  • Tot ziens
    Apr 30, 2013 By M Sen | Special to GN Focus
    As Queen Beatrix says goodbye after a 33-year reign as the longest-serving Dutch monarch, we look back at her reign and her life
  • Safe shores
    Apr 30, 2013 By M Sen | Special to GN Focus
    Long considered experts in water management, the Dutch approach now involves building multi-use structures and widening river overflow areas
  • Amsterdam on a stopover
    Apr 30, 2013 By Shalini Seth | Specialist Writer
    Even on a quick tour the capital puts its best foot forward, offering art, palaces, tulips and food
  • Flexible entrepreneurs
    Apr 30, 2013 By Cheryl Robertson | Features Writer
    Persistence, patience, pizzazz and quirky products allow the Dutch to make a mark on the UAE’s SME sector
  • The windmills of debt
    Apr 30, 2013 By Arno Maierbrugger | Special to GN Focus
    The Netherlands, one of Europe’s debt-ridden crisis states, is also facing a bubble in its property sector
  • The spice route revisited
    Apr 30, 2013 By Sanaya Pavri | Features Writer
    With a new Dutch restaurant opening in Dubai, we look at how these former spice traders are conquering the world again
  • The nexus of sustainability
    Apr 30, 2013 By Iona Stanley | Special to GN Focus
    Dutch firms are proving their prowess in providing answers to the world’s energy, water and food issues
  • Keep calm: we have a new king
    Apr 30, 2013 By Thomas Billinghurst | Features Writer
    As Queen Beatrix abdicates in favour of her son Prince Willem-Alexander, we speak to Dutch expats and reflect on the royal family’s visits to the UAE
  • Interview: Strengthening relations
    Oct 04, 2012 By Chiranti Sengupta | Features Writer
    Robert J. H. de Leeuw took charge as the consul general of the Netherlands last month. Excerpts from an interview with the Dubai-based Dutchman.
  • Art in daily life
    Oct 04, 2012 By Shalini Seth | Specialist Writer
    Dubai will soon be home to a Dutch-style confluence of design with art
  • Bilateral ties: A strategic roadmap
    Oct 04, 2012 By Chiranti Sengupta | Features Writer
    Strong ties between the Netherlands and the UAE have resulted in comprehensive development